Cast and crew members of “Skin and Bones” prepare for a rehearsal April 4 in Strother Theatre. “Skin and Bones,” a musical written by two Ball State alumni, opens April 8. Rylan Capper, DN

Theatre and Dance faculty, students share reactions to Village performing arts center announcement

Jennifer Blackmer, professor of theatre and playwriting, said plans for the performing arts center were announced to faculty in the Department of Theatre and Dance a few days before the Board of Trustees meeting. She said she knew the announcement would be important because a department-wide email asked faculty to cancel or pause classes held during that time.


2022 One Ball State Day recap

“One Ball State Day is our day of annual giving. It’s a day where our alumni, our industry partners, our faculty, our staff, and students give back to the community," she stated. 


Rain and snow chances

 Weather Forecaster Dimitri Gegas is tracking more rain and even chances of snow over the next few days! 


Rain continues

Weather Forecaster Oliver Moster is calling for more showers on the way, but a warm up next week


Rainy set up

Forecaster Hunter Luzadder is tracking a chance of rain and snow later this week.

A young Frank Grunwald with his mother, Vilma, before the Holocaust. Grunwald survived two death marches and multiple concentration camps and will discuss his experience April 4 at Ball State. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Photo Courtesy

Holocaust survivor Frank Grunwald to speak at Ball State as Meyer lecturer

On Monday, April 4, Holocaust survivor Frank Grunwald will present the 2022 Fred Meyer lecture on behalf of the Ball State University Honors College. This lecture, scheduled for 4 p.m. in Art and Journalism Building room 175, will educate students with stories of Grunwald's loss, perseverance, survival and love of the arts. Music, Grunwald said, gave him the hope and conviction to survive the horrors of the Nazi regime. 


Conservation education is key

“We’ve seen record numbers of volunteers,” Phillips said. “People that really didn’t know too much about nature, coming to help and the thousands of hours that they give every single year donating their time to us.”


Active week ahead

Weather Forecaster Rachel Wynalda is tracking rain chances spanning over the next week, as well as below average temperatures. 

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